December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

Conversation with Joe Pratt on His Return to the Boys & Girls Club

When you walk into the CEO’s office at the Boys and Girls Club on Church Street, you’ll find a framed, weathered photo of a little boy climbing a rope. More...

Warming Center Volunteers Needed

The Newport Fire Chief has asked Seamen's Church Institute to open as a warming center for as many nights as possible. More...

Warm Up Wednesdays

St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., will hold Warm Up Wednesdays in Barber Hall through the winter months from 1-4 p.m. Hot coffee, tea and refreshments are available. 401-846-0966.   More...

School Tours and Committee Members Needed

The Newport School Committee Facilities Subcommittee is seeking volunteers. Public input is needed from parents, community members and professionals regarding facility needs at Rogers High School and Pell Elementary School. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, December 28 Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m., John Erikson Pour Judgement: 10 p.m., The Innkeepers Speakeasy: 9:30 p.m., Tim Smith   More...

Volvo Race Brings World’s Best Sailors to Newport

There is nothing like it in the world of off-shore sailing. More...

Lessons and Carols

Emmanuel Church: Sunday, Dec. 31, at 10 a.m., 42 Dearborn St., 401-847-0675. Trinity Church: Sunday, Dec. 31, at 4 p.m., Queen Anne Square, 401-846-0660. St. Mary’s Catholic Church: Wednesday, Jan. More...

St. Lucy’s Food Pantry Needs Donations

St. Lucy’s Church, 909 West Main Road, Middletown, needs donations to help replenish its food pantry. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Los Duderinos Energizes Broadway Area

There’s a group of local musicians who join forces to make musical magic every Sunday night at a Newport venue, when not playing in their own separate, successful bands. One of those groups is Los Duderinos.  More...

Film Critics Choose Best of 2017

One of the perks of being a film critic is gathering with colleagues to vote on the best films of the year. It’s a way to tout our favorites and maybe help an under-the-radar film or performance gain a little traction heading into awards season. More...